The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 22 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 26 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.94% 4.37% 7.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.63% 18.48% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £113.75 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +108.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.78 £36.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +26.72%
Web Services
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
126 92 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.77% 23.65% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 54 38
Average daily rate £350 £313 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +3.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £86.75 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Gloucestershire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham 0 11 £400 +33.33% 4
Gloucester +3 2 £338 -10.00% 2
Web Services
South West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 60 (66.67%) Java
2 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (47.78%) J2EE
4 37 (41.11%) SQL
4 37 (41.11%) Hibernate
4 37 (41.11%) Security Cleared
5 36 (40.00%) JPA
5 36 (40.00%) XML
6 33 (36.67%) DV Cleared
7 26 (28.89%) MVC
8 25 (27.78%) Finance
9 23 (25.56%) Spring
10 22 (24.44%) SOAP
10 22 (24.44%) REST
11 21 (23.33%) HTML
11 21 (23.33%) TDD
12 20 (22.22%) Spring MVC
13 19 (21.11%) JUnit
13 19 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (21.11%) BDD
14 18 (20.00%) Scrum
15 17 (18.89%) .NET
16 16 (17.78%) JSF
17 15 (16.67%) EJB
17 15 (16.67%) Oracle
17 15 (16.67%) C#
17 15 (16.67%) JBoss
17 15 (16.67%) JAXB
17 15 (16.67%) SoapUI
17 15 (16.67%) EJB 3.0

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (16.67%) JBoss
2 14 (15.56%) Mule
3 6 (6.67%) Mule ESB
4 5 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) JUnit
2 15 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 13 (14.44%) Maven
4 12 (13.33%) JIRA
5 8 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.56%) TestNG
6 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.33%) Selenium
9 1 (1.11%) NUnit
9 1 (1.11%) MSTest
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.89%) Electronics
2 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) German Language
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (76.67%) Developer
2 44 (48.89%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.89%) C# Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Tester
4 8 (8.89%) Functional Tester
5 7 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (3.33%) webMethods Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (47.78%) J2EE
2 37 (41.11%) Hibernate
3 36 (40.00%) JPA
3 36 (40.00%) XML
4 23 (25.56%) Spring
5 22 (24.44%) SOAP
5 22 (24.44%) REST
6 21 (23.33%) HTML
7 20 (22.22%) Spring MVC
8 17 (18.89%) .NET
9 16 (17.78%) JSF
10 15 (16.67%) JAXB
10 15 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
10 15 (16.67%) EJB
11 13 (14.44%) CSS
12 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET
13 9 (10.00%) jQuery
14 6 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (6.67%) XSL
14 6 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) DTV
2 1 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) UNIX
3 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.89%) MVC
3 21 (23.33%) TDD
4 19 (21.11%) BDD
5 18 (20.00%) Scrum
6 13 (14.44%) E-Commerce
7 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.00%) DevOps
9 8 (8.89%) Functional Testing
9 8 (8.89%) Programme Management
9 8 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.78%) Analytics
11 6 (6.67%) OO
12 5 (5.56%) Web Application Development
12 5 (5.56%) Integration Testing
12 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.44%) Software Delivery
13 4 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 60 (66.67%) Java
2 37 (41.11%) SQL
3 15 (16.67%) C#
4 14 (15.56%) C
5 12 (13.33%) Python
6 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 8 (8.89%) C++
9 4 (4.44%) VB
9 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.33%) VB6
10 3 (3.33%) Ruby
11 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (41.11%) Security Cleared
2 33 (36.67%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Puppet
2 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (8.89%) SAP
3 5 (5.56%) webMethods
4 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.11%) Rackspace